Twickenham Community Relations

The relationship with Twickenham Community is of utmost importance to the RFU. We aim to ensure our impact on the local area is a positive one through a comprehensive community relations programme with the following initiatives:

  • “Home Turf” Ticket Ballot: A residents’ ticket ballot is available for the RBS 6 Nations and QBE Internationals.  Further details of RBS 6 Nations ballot will be in December’s “Rugby Post”.
  • “Home Turf” Sponsorship: Sponsoring non-rugby activities in the local area including charities, community groups and events.
  • “Home Turf” Hosting: Providing rooms at Twickenham Stadium free of charge for community use.
  • “Kick Start” Education Partnership: The RFU works with 22 local schools and includes a financial donation, bursaries for talented young rugby players, work experience opportunities and free tickets to matches at the Stadium.
  • Match Day support

In addition to this there is support from a special legacy fund in 2015 in recognition of the contribution of the community to the success of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Contact the RFU Community Relations Officer, Pedro Diogo, on twickenhamcommunity@rfu.com for further information on any of the above.

Exclusive discount for residents on HSBC London Sevens tickets

The RFU is pleased to offer local residents* exclusive access to discounted tickets for this year’s HSBC London Sevens.

The 2016 HSBC London Sevens will take place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May, with this year’s event recreated as a Feast of Rugby, which will celebrate the exceptional rugby and food of the competing nations, in response to feedback from the local community.

England Rugby’s offer to local residents includes a 75% discount on adult tickets, priced at £10, while juniors will pay just £5.

To purchase tickets, you must have an RFU e-Ticketing account. Over 12,000 local residents are already registered. To create an account, please click here. New registrations please email TwickenhamCommunity@RFU.com from the email account you signed up to ensure you are given access to the exclusive residents rate.

To purchase tickets for Saturday 21 May please click here.

To purchase tickets for Sunday 22 May please click here.

*Eligible residents include those living in postcode areas TW1, TW2, TW3 2 and TW7 7.

Please note that discounted tickets for residents are only available in the East Stand Middle Tier (blocks M30-M36).

Home Turf

To ensure you are to speed with the latest information from the RFU on Home Turf please enter your up to date details here.

To apply for RFU sponsorship please review the criteria and complete the HOME TURF SPONSORSHIP FORM.

2015 Local Legacy Fund

The RFU have launched a lasting local legacy programme following the Rugby World Cup which includes:

  • Mitigation: Delivering lasting mitigation activities in the most impacted areas.
  • Development: Providing a fund to support at least 15 local community projects with grants of between £1,000-10,000 which make a lasting difference to the community.  To review the criteria and apply for funding, please complete THE 2015 LOCAL LEGACY GRANT FORM.
  • Build: Introducing a key capital project to encourage participation rugby in the local area.

Match day support

  • RFU match day community helpline 07894 814180. Please note this phone is only in use on match days 2 hours prior to kick off and 2 hours following the final whistle.
  • Event day parking helplines:
      • Richmond Council – 020 8744 0462
      • Hounslow Council – 07852 310713
  • To report anti-social behaviour:

Download the latest version of the RugbyPost here

Fixture schedule

Date

Match

Start Time

Saturday 28th November

AVIVA Premiership Rugby London Double Header

 

15.15

17.30

Thursday 10th December

The Varsity Match

11.30

14.30

Sunday 27th December

Aviva Premiership Rugby Big Game

16.30

2016

 

 

Saturday 27th February

RBS 6 Nations England v Ireland

England Women v Ireland Women

16.50

 

TBC

 

 

 

Saturday 12th March

 

RBS 6 Nations England v Wales

16.00

Wednesday 16th March

Natwest Schools’ Cup

U15 Vase

U15 Cup

U18 Vase

U18 Cup

 

11.00

12.30

14.00

15.40

Wednesday 23rd March

Students Rugby Day

Women’s Final

Men’s Final

 

TBC

TBC

Saturday 30th April

Army v Navy for the Babcock Trophy

Combined Services U23 v Oxbridge U23

15.00

 

12.00

 

Saturday 7th May

RFU Cup Finals and National U20s Final

RFU Junior Vase Final

RFU Senior Vase Final

RFU Intermediate Cup Final

National U20 Championship Final

 

 

11.00

13.00

15.00

 

17.00

Saturday 21st / Sunday 22nd May

HSBC London Sevens

TBC

Saturday 28th May

Aviva Premiership Rugby Final

TBC

Sunday 29th May

County Championship Division 2 Plate Final

Bill Beaumont Cup Final

County Championship Shield Final

10.00

 

12.00

 

17.15

 

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